Alabama Extension Hosting Alfalfa in the South

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Education

The annual Alfalfa in the South Workshop will be held May 7 at the Cattlemen’s Park in Troy, Alabama. The one-day event, hosted by Alabama Extension, starts at 8:30 a.m. and runs until 3 p.m. It will include up-to-date research with alfalfa in the Southeast. Following lunch, a farm tour will feature a newly established stand and allow management discussions. Dr. Kim Mullenix, an Alabama …

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Flooding Affecting Nutrition and Diets of Livestock

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

Flooding and increased rainfall in north and central Alabama are causing major problems for livestock producers. In addition to the obvious affects, producers must also take into consideration the affects the flooding is having on the nutrition and diets of livestock. Landon Marks, an Alabama Extension regional agent of animal science and forages, said flooding in pastures is causing issues …